The Summer of Independents Top 10 are....

Over the last six weeks we’ve been asking you to vote for your favourite independent business in Exeter.

The votes have now been counted and we can now reveal which businesses have made the shortlist:

Hyde & Seek

Choccie Bar

V&M Hair

No guts no glory (NGNG)



The Real Food Store

Bunyip Craft

John Gandy’s

Healthy Pulses

The shortlist is an eclectic mix of very impressive businesses ranging from craft and design to chocolate shops and food stores, futher proving our city has an fantastic diverse offering to be proud of.

We’d like to thank everyone who took the time to vote either online or by filling in a postcard and dropping it into the Tourist Information Centre

The shortlist will now be visited by a mystery shopper who will rate each business using a set criteria. A judging panel will then choose the winning business based on the mystery shopper findings and original nominations from the public vote.

The overall winner will be announced in the next couple of weeks.

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